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Friday Nov. 30, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:23 AM
    AKASH SHERMAN
    Director of ‘Clara’ discusses film and creation process
    Akash Sherman, director
    ‘Clara’ is a science fiction film about an astronomer’s obsessive search for signs of life beyond Earth. This morning, we have the director himself, Akash Sherman in studio to discuss his inspirations behind the film and the creative process. ‘Clara’ premieres in select theatres today.
    Twitter: @CLARAthefilm
    Video: Director of ‘Clara’ discusses film and creation process
  • 7:11 AM
    MIKE SCHREINER
    Reaction to PC Government’s announced climate change plan
    Mike Schreiner, leader of Ontario Green Party
    The Ontario Government unveils a new climate change plan which includes a fund to entice big polluters to reduce emissions. Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner joins Roger in studio to share his reactions.
    Twitter: @MikeSchreiner
    Video: Reaction to PC Government’s announced climate change plan
  • 7:42 AM
    CHARLOTTE CARDIN
    Charlotte Cardin on BT
    Charlotte Cardin, singer-songwriter
    She’s a two-time Juno nominated singer-songwriter from Montreal. Charlotte Cardin is in studio to talk about her music ahead of her concert at the Danforth Music Hall tonight!
    www.charlottecardin.com | Twitter: @Charlottecardin
    Video: Charlotte Cardin on BT
  • 8:04 AM
    KATHLEEN WYNNE
    MPP Kathleen Wynne calls for mandatory seat belts on school buses
    Kathleen Wynne, MPP Don Valley West
    MPP Kathleen Wynne introduces a private members bill to make seat belts mandatory on school buses. She’s here to discuss this bill and its importance.
    Twitter: @Kathleen_Wynne
    Video: MPP Kathleen Wynne calls for mandatory seat belts on school buses
  • 8:19 AM
    AARON COSTA, GERLANDO PERITORE, ADAM MONTHOMERY
    Movember LIVE shave on BT
    Aaron Costa, barber; Gerlando Peritore, Toronto fireman; Adam Monthomery, movember participant
    For these past 30 days, moustaches have been seen around the world. But, it’s time to shave it off. Aaron Costa is here from one of Toronto’s leading Barber shops – The Fitting Room to get rid of all the facial hair.
    www.fittingroomtoronto.com & www.movember.com
    Video: Movember LIVE shave on BT
  • 8:35 AM
    JESSI SHAPINS
    Sidewalk Labs unveils plan for Quayside community
    Jessi Shapins, Director of Public Realm for Sidewalk Labs
    Sidewalk Labs has unveiled their housing plans for the high-tech Quayside community. With more on this development is Director of Public Realm for Sidewalk Labs, Jessi Shapins.
    www.sidewalklabs.com | Twitter: @sidewalklabs
    Video: Sidewalk Labs unveils plan for Quayside community

On location:

  • Movati Fitness Club
    81 Silver Maple Rd, Richmond Hill6:42 AM
    MOVATI
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Movati Athletic Club in Richmond Hill taking a look at their FUEL training program.

    7:53 AM
    MOVATI
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Movati Athletic Club in Richmond Hill observing the bungee workout which is first time we see this in the GTA.

    8:25 AM
    MOVATI
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Movati Athletic Club in Richmond Hill. She’s enjoying their anti-gravity yoga class!

    8:50 AM
    MOVATI
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Movati Athletic Club in Richmond Hill. She’s learning about the Ignite workout and talking to some of the participants.

Thursday Nov. 29, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:25
    Albert Nerenberg
    ‘You Are What You Act’: fake it till you make it
    Albert Nerenberg, Director
    Will acting a certain way make you actually feel that way? This morning we have laughologist and film director Albert Nerenberg to discuss his new documentary ‘You Are What You Act’ and share some exercises that can help you fake it till you make it!
    www.bunburyfilms.com | Twitter: @AlbertNerenberg
    Video: ‘You Are What You Act’: fake it till you make it
  • 6:48
    Meghan Raichel, Conor Raichel
    Tim Hortons launches iconic ‘True Stories Campaign’
    Meghan and Conor Raichel, Tim Hortons Team Members
    Tim Hortons is relaunching their iconic ‘True Stories Campaign’ where people pay it forward this holiday season. This morning, we have Conor and Meghan Raichel who share their heartwarming story. Now both Conor and Meghan are challenging all Canadians to show a little kindness and pay it forward the next time they’re at Tim Hortons.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @TimHortons
    Video: Tim Hortons launches iconic ‘True Stories Campaign’
  • 7:22
    Frank Ferragine
    How to make plants for FREE using propagation
    Frank Ferragine, BT weatherman and horticulturalist
    Who doesn’t like free? This morning, Frankie Flowers shows us how to make plants for free using your other plants!
    www.frankieflowers.com | Twitter: @FrankFerragine
    Video: How to make plants for FREE using propagation
  • 7:39
    Prem Singh, Michael Pugliese
    Stars from ‘Tiger’ discuss much anticipated boxing flick
    Prem Singh and Michael Pugliese – actors
    ‘Tiger’ is a film full of triumphs and failures based on Pardeep Nagra’s true story. This morning, we have stars Prem Singh and Michael Pugliese to talk about this inspiring film and the kind of reactions they’ve received.
    www.thetigermovie.com | Twitter: @tigermovie2018
    Video: Stars from ‘Tiger’ discuss much anticipated boxing flick
  • 8:19
    Christian Pritchard
    Getting creative in the kitchen with panetonne
    Christian Pritchard, executive chef
    The holidays are here and we have Chef Christian Pritchard in studio to show the best panetonne recipes!
    www.chriscooking.com | Twitter: @ChrisCooking
    Video: Getting creative in the kitchen with panetonne
  • 8:35
    Tom Mihalik
    Tom’s Place: designer retailer for men’s clothing
    Tom Mihalik, owner
    Tom’s Place is a retailer of designer men’s suits and accessories. They have two locations in the city. This morning, the owner Tom Mihalik is here to share some of the new trends in men’s fashion.
    www.toms-place.com | Twitter: @TomsPlaceTO
    Video: Tom’s Place: designer retailer for men’s clothing

On location:

  • Aurora Winter Festival, Ontario Place
    955 Lakeshore Blvd W, Toronto

    7:55
    AURORA WINTER FEST
    HIT #1: Stella is live at the Aurora Winter Festival happening in Ontario Place. She’s learning about the interactive experience and all the fun activities to be had.

    8:25
    AURORA WINTER FEST
    HIT #2: Stella is live at the Aurora Winter Festival happening in the Ontario Place. She’s learning more about this exhibit that is dazzled with colorful lights.

    8:50
    AURORA WINTER FEST
    HIT #3: Stella is live at the Aurora Winter Festival happening in the Ontario Place. She’s at the skating rink talking to the visionary of this whole exhibit.

Wednesday Nov. 28, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:25
    Matei Olaru
    Six week update following cannabis legalization
    Matei Olaru, CEO of Lift & Co.
    It’s been exactly six weeks since recreational marijuana became legal in Canada. This morning, CEO of Lift & Co Matei Olaru is here with updates on what’s been happening in the country and a look at tomorrow night’s Canadian Cannabis Awards.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @liftandco
    Video: Six week update following cannabis legalization
  • 7:40
    Melissa Leong
    How to prevent the post-holiday financial hangover
    Melissa Leong, money expert and author
    The holidays are a time to treat your friends, family, and yourself, but it’s important to keep your spendings under control! Money expert Melissa Leong is here with tips on controlling your holiday spendings without going over your financial limit.
    www.melissaleong.com | Twitter: @lisleong
    Video: How to prevent the post-holiday financial hangover
  • 8:18
    Jackson Johnson
    How to get shredded for the New Year
    Jackson Johnson, Australian celebrity trainer
    All the way from Australia, we have celebrity fitness trainer Jackson Johnson in studio. He’s here to show us exactly how to get that six pack. This weekend, he will be hosting a one-day fitness event to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
    For more info click here. | Twitter: @JacksonJFit
    Video: How to get shredded for the New Year

On location:

  • Great Wolf Lodge
    3950 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls

    6:42
    GREAT WOLF LODGE
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls! She’s getting a look at the gingerbread house and talking to one of the family’s present.

    7:53
    GREAT WOLF LODGE
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls. She’s asking BT viewers about their favorite things to do at this facility, plus she’s learning about MagiQuest.

    8:24
    GREAT WOLF LODGE
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls learning about all the family fun attractions people can experience.

    8:50
    GREAT WOLF LODGE
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls learning about the new cottages that are coming soon to their facilities!

Tuesday Nov. 27, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:21
    Anthony Lemke
    Raising awareness for Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh
    Anthony Lemke, Canadian actor & Canadian ambassador for humanity and inclusion
    There are over 700,000 Bangladesh refugees living in camps affected by the Rohingya Crisis. Anthony Lemke is an actor and Canadian ambassador for Humanity and Inclusion (HI). He joins Roger in studio to discuss what HI is doing to raise awareness for this issue and shares how people can get involved.
    www.hi-canada.org | Twitter: @HI_Canada
    Video: Raising awareness for Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh
  • 7:10
    Tim Dimopolous
    Ripple effect of GM Oshawa closure
    Tim Dimopolous, automotive industry expert
    Earlier this week, General Motors announced their plan to close the Oshawa plant. With more on the ripple effect of this closure is automotive industry expert, Tim Dimopolous.
    Twitter: @Timdim1
    Video: Ripple effect of GM Oshawa closure
  • 7:40
    Dr. Julia Carroll
    Important bacteria facts you need to know
    Dr. Julia Carroll, dermatologist
    It’s Bacteria Awareness Month! Bacteria are everywhere, including your entire body. Some bacteria are healthy, whereas other are harmful. Dr. Julia Carroll is here this morning with bacteria facts and where they’re hiding in your home.
    www.compassdermatology.ca | Twitter: @DrJuliaCarroll
    Video: Important bacteria facts you need to know
  • 8:17
    Andrea Donsky
    Switch up your produce this holiday season
    Andrea Donsky, hollistic nutrionist
    We all fall into the same daily routines, including buying the same produce. Holistic nutrionist Andrea Donsky is here with tips and ways to think outside the produce box.
    www.naturallysavvy.com | Twitter: @naturallysavvy
    Video: Switch up your produce this holiday season

On location:

  • Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery
    4346 County Road, Springwater

    6:40
    BRADFORD GREENHOUSE
    HIT #1: Stella is LIVE at Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery in Barrie. She’s exploring the Glow Gardens and learning about their Glow Around The World exhibit.

    7:54
    BRADFORD GREENHOUSE
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery in Barrie exploring their Christmas display and different Christmas trends.

    8:25
    BRADFORD GREENHOUSE
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery in Barrie. She’s learning how to make a holiday wreath.

    8:51
    BRADFORD GREENHOUSE
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Bradford Greenhouse Garden Gallery in Barrie getting unique gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for people.

Monday Nov. 26, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Saadya Hamdani
    Gifts of Hope change the lives of families around the world
    Saadya Hamdani, director of gender equality
    Gifts of Hope are ethical gifts that have a positive impact on kids and families around the world. People are able to chose from over 50 different kinds of gifts to donate online including clean water or an animal like a goat. With more on this initiative is the Director of Gender Equity, Saadya Hamdani.
    www.plangifts.ca
    Video: Gifts of Hope change the lives of families around the world
  • 7:11
    Vanessa McDonald

    Union Station food court opens to the public today
    Vanessa McDonald, VP Brand and Strategy Partnerships Union Station
    The much anticipated Union Station food court is finally open to the public today. It includes 10 new food retailers and seating for more than 600 people. Joining Roger is VP Brand and Strategy Partnerships of Union Station Vanessa McDonald with more on what people can expect to see today and what’s to come.
    www.torontounion.ca
    Video: Union Station food court opens to the public today
  • 7:20
    Winston Sih
    Cyber Monday deals with Ebates
    Winston Sih, BT host
    Cyber Monday is one of the last big sales before Boxing Day. Ebates.ca is the best place to start your online shopping this holiday season with great discounts and cashback. Winston shares some of the most popular items that you can find on their website.
    www.ebates.ca | Twitter: @EbatesCanada
    Video: Cyber Monday deals with Ebates
  • 7:37
    Lisa Berry
    Exclusive look at ‘Bad Blood’ season two finale with Lisa Berry
    Lisa Berry, actor
    ‘Bad Blood’ has its season two finale this Thursday. Joining Mel and Roger in studio is Detective Nellie Bullock in CityTv’s ‘Bad Blood’ – Lisa Berry. She talks about the finale and what viewers can expect!
    www.citytv.com/badblood | Twitter: @_LisaBerry
    Video: Exclusive look at ‘Bad Blood’ season two finale with Lisa Berry
  • 8:18
    Chef La-Toya
    How to infuse Caribbean flavours into your holiday feast
    Chef La-Toya, Grace Foods
    The weather might be chilly outside, so it’s the perfect time to bring some heat to your kitchen. Chef La-Toya from Grace Foods is here with easy and delicious jerk dishes.
    www.gracefoods.ca | Twitter: @gracefoodsca
    Video: How to infuse Caribbean flavours into your holiday feast

On location:

  • One of a Kind Show at Enercare Centre
    100 Princes Blvd, Toronto

    6:42
    ONE OF A KIND
    HIT #1: Stella is live at the One of a Kind Show from the Enercare Centre. She’s learning more about this event and the different kinds of exhibits and programs that are offered.

    7:51
    ONE OF A KIND
    HIT #2: Stella is live at the One of a Kind Show from the Enercare Centre. She’s talking with Tiffany Pratt and learning how to make fun holiday frame

    8:26
    ONE OF A KIND
    HIT #3: Stella is live at the One of a Kind Show from the Enercare Centre. She’s learning how to make DIY home paper decor.

    8:50
    ONE OF A KIND
    HIT #4: Stella is live at the One of a Kind Show from the Enercare Centre. She’s showing the different kinds of food exhibits that people can visit.

Friday Nov. 23, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Dave Dryden
    Third annual sleep day benefits children in developing countries
    Dave Dryden, chair
    Wearing your PJ’s to work won’t be an issue if you’re participating in the third annual sleep day that benefits children in developing countries. Their goal is to bring hope and joy to every child by providing them with proper bedkits to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. With more on this initiative is Dave Dryden, the chair of Sleeping Children Around The World.
    www.sleepday.ca | Twitter: @SCAW100
    Video: Third annual sleep day benefits children in developing countries
  • 7:12
    Bruce Winder
    Everything you need to know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday
    Bruce Winder, Retail Advisors Network
    Black Friday followed by Cyber Monday has almost become a Canadian tradition similar to the U.S. Here to breakdown everything we need to know for this weekend is Bruce Winder of the Retail Advisors Network.
    www.brucewinder.com | Twitter: @MbaWinder
    Video: Everything you need to know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday
  • 7:21
    Heather Brown
    End of the road for the Metropass
    Heather Brown, TTC’s manager of customer communications
    Over 300,000 Torontonians have been using the Metropass for over 40 years. Starting from the new year, the Metropass will be discontinued and no longer in use. With more on these changes and what people need to know heading into 2019 is TTC’s Manager of Customer Communications, Heather Brown.
    www.ttcshop.ca
    Video: End of the road for Metropass
  • 7:38
    Chef Michael G
    How to host a holiday party without all the fuss
    Chef Michael G
    The holidays are meant to be a fun time spent with friends and family, but unfortunately for many it’s a stressful time. Chef Michael G is here today to show us how to get everything done on time without all the fuss to enjoy the well-deserved evening.
    www.cuisine22.ca | Twitter: @CuisineMG
    Video: How to host a holiday party without all the fuss
  • 8:15
    Dawn Chubai
    Top 7 tech Black Friday deals with TSC
    Dawn Chubai, TSC host
    Today is the day to start or continue your holiday shopping! Dawn Chubai from TSC is here with the top 7 tech Black Friday deals to impress any tech lover.
    www.tsc.ca | Twitter: @dawnchubai
    Video: Top 7 tech Black Friday deals with TSC

On location:

  • Joe Fresh Black Friday
    825 Don Mills Rd, North York

    6:41
    JOE FRESH
    HIT #1: Pay Chen is live at Joe Fresh for their Black Friday deals at the Real Canadian Superstore. She’s checking out some sweet deals that are happening in store

    7:52
    JOE FRESH
    HIT #2: Pay Chen is live at Joe Fresh for Black Friday from the Real Canadian Superstore. She’s getting a look at one of their best deals today – the puffer jacket.

    8:27
    JOE FRESH
    HIT #3: Pay Chen is live at Joe Fresh for Black Friday from the Real Canadian Superstore. She’s getting a look at the holiday fashion deals.

    8:50
    JOE FRESH
    HIT #4: Pay Chen is live at Joe Fresh for Black Friday from the Real Canadian Superstore. She’s learning about the cozy deals that are happening today and all weekend long.

Thursday Nov. 22, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:48
    Dr. Sara Celik
    Building a healthy gut with probiotics this holiday season
    Dr. Sara Celik, naturopathic doctor
    Tis’ the holiday season which means holiday sweets and treats. Although your taste buds say yes, your gut really says no! This morning we have Dr. Sara Celik with tips on building and nourishing a healthy gut with probiotics.
    www.drsaradetox.com | Twitter: @DrSaraDETOX
    Video: Building a healthy gut with probiotics this holiday season
  • 7:20
    Mark Breslin
    Founder of Yuk Yuk’s shares history and laughs
    Mark Breslin, founder of Yuk Yuk’s
    Our next guest is a stand-up comedian, he discovered Jim Carrey, and he founded Yuk Yuk’s. Mark Breslin is here to share some laughs, Yuk Yuk’s evolution of comedy and tell us what it’s like becoming a member of the Order of Canada.
    www.yukyuks.com | Twitter: @yukyuks
    Video: Founder of Yuk Yuk’s shares history and laughs
  • 8:17
    Frank Ferragine
    How to add colour and sounds to your backyard with Frankie Flowers
    Frank Ferragine, BT weatherman and horticulturalist
    Is your backyard starting to look a little dull with the winter season rolling out? Well, Frankie Flowers shares ways to spruce up and bring life to your backyard!
    www.frankieflowers.com | Twitter: @FrankFerragine
    Video: How to add colour and sounds to your backyard with Frankie Flowers

On location:

  • Leon’s VIP Black Thursday event
    10 Suntract Rd, North York6:40
    LEONS BLACK FRIDAY
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Leon’s for their VIP Black Thursday event! She’ll be giving out great prizes all morning long.

    7:53
    LEONS BLACK FRIDAY
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Leon’s for their VIP Black Thursday shopping event. She’s giving away great prizes to BT viewers and checking out appliances that are on sale.

    8:25
    LEONS BLACK FRIDAY
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Leon’s VIP Black Thursday shopping event. She’s learning about the deals happening today and she’s giving away some great prizes to lucky BT viewers.

    8:51
    LEONS BLACK FRIDAY
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Leon’s VIP Black Thursday shopping event giving away prizes to our BT viewers and learning about their secret sale (only for BT viewers too)!

Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018

In studio:

  • 6:22
    Laurie Flasko
    A survival guide for parents when it comes to bullying
    Laurie Flasko, author
    According to World Health Organization, Canada is ranked as one of the worst developing countries when it comes to bullying. Laurie Flasko has had first-hand experience with her own child getting bullied. She joins us with tips for parents on how to help their child survive this experience.
    www.laurieflasko.com | Twitter: @LaurieFlasko
    Video: A survival guide for parents when it comes to bullying
  • 7:10
    Mike Duquette
    Latest updates on the ongoing postal strikes
    Mike Duquette, CUPW local
    It’s been 5 weeks since the beginning of the postal strike. Many worry that holiday parcels won’t be delivered on time. It now seems that Ottawa might intervene if a deal can’t be reached. Mike Duquette from CUPW joins Roger with more on these updates.
    www.cupw.ca
    Video: Latest updates on the ongoing postal strikes
  • 7:21
    Andre De Grasse
    National Red Mitten Day with Andre De Grasse
    Andre De Grasse, Olympic athlete
    This morning, we have three-time Olympic champion Andre De Grasse in studio! He’s here to tell us about National Red Mitten Day and what he’s doing to train for the Olympics in 2020.
    www.thebay.com | Twitter: @De6rasse @hudsonsbay
    Video: National Red Mitten Day with Andre De Grasse
  • 7:37
    Debbie Travis
    How to realize your dreams and reinvent your life
    Debbie Travis, lifestyle entrepreneur
    Stuck in a rut? Lifestyle entrepreneur Debbie Travis’ new book ‘Design Your Next Chapter’ might be just for you! She’s here to discuss her book that features tips and ideas to jumpstart your dreams and leap into a new way of living.
    www.debbietravis.com | Twitter: @Debbie_Travis
    Video: How to realize your dreams and reinvent your life
  • 8:16
    Jenna Walker, Stuart Walker
    The Reklaws will perform at Grey Cup kick-off show
    Jenna Walker and Stuart Walker – The Reklaws
    This morning, we have brother-sister country duo, The Reklaws, in studio. They’ll be performing at the Grey Cup kick off show this Sunday. But before they head off to Alberta, they tell us about their music and what they’ve been doing to prepare for their big day.
    www.thereklaws.com | Twitter: @thereklaws
    Video: The Reklaws to perform at Grey Cup kick-off show

On location:

  • Yorkdale Shopping Centre
    3401 Dufferin St, North York

    6:40
    YORKDALE
    HIT #1: Stella is live at Yorkdale getting a sneak peek at some of the Black Friday deals.

    7:52
    YORKDALE
    HIT #2: Stella is live at Yorkdale with more sneak peeks on what’s to come during Black Friday.

    8:24
    YORKDALE
    HIT #3: Stella is live at Yorkdale with more sneak peeks on where to eat and recharge during Black Friday madness.

    8:49
    YORKDALE
    HIT #4: Stella is live at Yorkdale getting a sneak peek at all the tech deals for Black Friday.

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